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Religions of Japan in practice

Author: George Joji Tanabe
Publisher: Princeton, N.J : Princeton University Press, [2008?]
Series: Princeton readings in religions
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd printView all editions and formats

Presents documents that illuminate the mosaic of Japanese religions in practice. This book is a compendium of relationships between great minds and ordinary people, abstruse theories and mundane  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Quellenmaterial
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Joji Tanabe
ISBN: 9780691057897 0691057893
OCLC Number: 632813765
Description: 564 Seiten.
Contents: Princeton Readings in ReligionsNote on Transliteration, Names, and AbbreviationsContents by ChronologyContents by TraditionContributorsIntroduction3Ethical PracticesSocial Values1Selected Anecdotes to Illustrate Ten Maxims252Kaibara Ekken's Precepts on the Family383The Shingaku of Nakazawa Doni53Clerical Precepts4Eisai's Promotion of Zen for the Protection of the Country635Shingon's Jiun Sonja and His "Vinaya of the True Dharma" Movement716A Refutation of Clerical Marriage78Lay Precepts7Eison and the Shingon Vinaya Sect898Kokan Shiren's Zen Precept Procedures98Ritual PracticesGods9Records of the Customs and Land of Izumo11310Miraculous Tales of the Hasedera Kannon11711Japanese Puppetry: From Ritual Performance to Stage Entertainment12412The Shinto Wedding Ceremony: A Modern Norito135Spirits13Tama Belief and Practice in Ancient Japan14114Japan's First Shingon Ceremony15315Shingon Services for the Dead15916Genshin's Deathbed Nembutsu Ritual in Pure Land Buddhism16617Women and Japanese Buddhism: Tales of Birth in the Pure Land17618Epic and Religious Propaganda from the Ippen School of Pure Land Buddhism18519Buddhism and Abortion: "The Way to Memorialize One's Mizuko"193Rituals of Realization20The Contemplation of Suchness19921The Purification Formula of the Nakatomi21022Dogen's Lancet of Seated Meditation22023Chido's Dreams of Buddhism23524A Japanese Shugendo Apocryphal Text246Faith25On Attaining the Settled Mind: The Condition of the Nembutsu Practitioner25726Plain Words on the Pure Land Way26827Shinran's Faith as Immediate Fulfillment in Pure Land Buddhism280Institutional PracticesCourt and Emperor28The Confucian Monarchy of Nara Japan29329The Founding of the Monastery Gangoji and a List of Its Treasures29930Hagiography and History: The Image of Prince Shotoku31631Nationalistic Shinto: A Child's Guide to Yasukuni Shrine334Sectarian Founders, Wizards, and Heroes32En the Ascetic34333The Founding of Mount Koya and Kukai's Eternal Meditation35434Legends, Miracles, and Faith in Kobo Daishi and the Shikoku Pilgrimage36035A Personal Account of the Life of the Venerable Genku37036Priest Nisshin's Ordeals38437Makuya: Prayer, Receiving the Holy Spirit, and Bible Study398Orthopraxis and Orthodoxy38Muju Ichien's Shinto-Buddhist Syncretism41539Contested Orthodoxies in Five Mountains Zen Buddhism42340Motoori Norinaga on the Two Shrines at Ise43541Shinto in the History of Japanese Religion: An Essay by Kuroda Toshio45142Sasaki Shoten: Toward a Postmodern Shinshu Theology46843Contemporary Zen Buddhist Tracts for the Laity: Grassroots Buddhism in Japan487Special Places44Keizan's Dream History50145Tokeiji: Kamakura's "Divorce Temple" in Edo Popular Verse523AppChinese Romanization Conversion Tables551Index559
Series Title: Princeton readings in religions
Responsibility: George J. Tanabe, Jr., ed.


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